News headlines about Alexander & Baldwin Holdings (NYSE:ALEX) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Alexander & Baldwin Holdings earned a daily sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.4154257460364 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

Separately, BidaskClub upgraded Alexander & Baldwin Holdings from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 20th.

Shares of Alexander & Baldwin Holdings (NYSE:ALEX) opened at 43.21 on Wednesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.12 billion, a PE ratio of 219.34 and a beta of 1.43. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $42.41 and a 200 day moving average price of $43.08. Alexander & Baldwin Holdings has a one year low of $36.98 and a one year high of $46.87.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, September 7th. Investors of record on Monday, August 7th will be issued a $0.07 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 3rd. This represents a $0.28 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.65%. Alexander & Baldwin Holdings’s dividend payout ratio is currently 133.33%.

In related news, Director Stanley M. Kuriyama sold 4,250 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, July 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $41.75, for a total value of $177,437.50. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 260,133 shares in the company, valued at approximately $10,860,552.75. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Over the last quarter, insiders sold 12,750 shares of company stock valued at $530,740. 7.60% of the stock is owned by insiders.

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Alexander & Baldwin Holdings Company Profile

Alexander & Baldwin, Inc (A&B) is a real estate company. The Company operates through three segments: Commercial Real Estate, Land Operations, and Materials and Construction. In addition to its 15 retail centers in Hawaii, the Company owned seven industrial assets, seven office properties and a portfolio of urban ground leases comprising 106 acres in Hawaii, as of December 31, 2016.

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